Atlanta Braves

Caleb Begley - Dec 10, 2021

The 2021 Atlanta Braves could be described in one simple word: anomaly. Defined by Merriam-Webster, an anomaly is simply “something different, abnormal, peculiar, or not easily classified.” However, the personal preference of this writer when speaking of the 2021 Atlanta Braves is the second definition: “deviation from the common rule.” This is simply the truth. […]


Taylor Krause - Oct 27, 2021

The postseason makes heroes. Every year, a new hero is born. Sometimes they are already a household name. Sometimes, nobody outside of the sport has ever heard of them. After Atlanta Braves pitcher Charlie Morton threw 16 pitches in Game 1 of the 2021 World Series with a fractured leg, one has to wonder, what […]

Caleb Begley - Oct 26, 2021

Once more, the Atlanta Braves have defied expectations. They have single-handedly shifted the story surrounding the world of baseball. The phrase “kill the narrative” has rung true on social media accounts from Alpharetta to Charleston. In doing so, the fans have spoken their intentions: namely, they are tired of being consistently written off. However, thanks […]

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Braden Herb - Oct 24, 2021

After a long marathon of a season, we have finally reached the Fall Classic. The 2021 MLB Postseason has been as extraordinary as usual, and now only two teams remain. The Atlanta Braves and the Houston Astros will meet in the 117th edition of the World Series. This is the Astros third World Series appearance […]

Caleb Begley - Oct 13, 2021

The Atlanta Braves are a team that nobody expected much out of. For four years in a row, Braves fans had to listen as their team was underestimated. Each of those years, the Braves rose to the occasion, taking home a division title. This season was no different. Now, the team finds itself back where […]

Benjamin Sabin - Oct 2, 2021

The word umpire was initially used in legal matters. The original umpire was someone who had the authority to settle disputes between two parties. Think judge not “yer out!” Then in the 17th century, it was used for the first time in a gaming sense, but not in association with baseball. In this case, it […]

Diamondbacks Braves

Diamondbacks 6, Braves 4 PHOENIX, Sept. 23 — A five-run bottom of the seventh — highlighted by a three-run home run from catcher Carson Kelly — led the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 6–4 comeback victory over the Atlanta Braves. The victory kept the Braves from sweeping the four-game series over the Diamondbacks. Braves Take Early […]

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Braves 9, Diamondbacks 2 PHOENIX, Sept. 22 — Atlanta Braves right-hander Ian Anderson — with seven extra-base hits from his offense giving him support — hurled seven innings of one-run, two-hit baseball to lead his team to a 9–2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks Wednesday night. Braves Take Early Lead over Diamondbacks in Weird Inning […]

Braves Diamondbacks

Braves 6, Diamondbacks 1 PHOENIX, Sept. 21 — The Atlanta Braves smashed three home runs off Arizona Diamondbacks starter Luke Weaver, accounting for five of their six runs, en route to a 6–1 victory Tuesday night. The Braves opened the scoring in the first with two unearned runs. A fielding error by Diamondbacks third baseman […]

Caleb Begley - Sep 8, 2021

The Atlanta Braves have announced a contract extension for veteran starter Charlie Morton. He has been signed to a one-year deal worth $20 million. He also has an option for next season that is valued at the same price. No buyout is associated with this extension. The 37-year-old right-hander has been especially valuable to the […]

Caleb Begley - Aug 27, 2021

All season long, the Atlanta Braves have been searching for something. Sparks that see the light of day very often fizzle without a trace. It’s almost as if the mysterious and fickle baseball “deities”, whom so many fans believe in, have turned against the team. Many different occasions have seen the Braves rise to a […]

Caleb Begley - Aug 20, 2021

The Atlanta Braves announced on Friday that they have signed catcher Travis d’Arnaud to a contract extension. The deal is for two years and is worth $16 million, with an $8 million option for the 2024 season. d’Arnaud has experienced an injury plagued 2021, however he has made a return in recent days. Overall, he’s […]

Caleb Begley - Aug 20, 2021

Dansby Swanson is on a tear right now. That, in a nutshell, is the article. Of course, more needs to be said, but no truer words were ever spoken. It is thanks to his good performance that the Atlanta Braves have won so much recently. At the time of writing, they have been victors in […]

Caleb Begley - Aug 14, 2021

This season, the Atlanta Braves have had to overcome many obstacles. One of these has been their bullpen. Leaky and inefficient at the start, it has shown some improvement in recent weeks. Unfortunately, they have encountered even more trouble over the past two or three games. So, the team is still dealing with the bullpen […]

Caleb Begley - Aug 6, 2021

The Atlanta Braves, or more specifically general manager Alex Anthopolous, have been busy bees lately. The team itself alternated wins and losses in an odd pattern after the All-Star Game. This was halted in recent days as the team swept the St. Louis Cardinals. While this occurred, Anthopolous made many deals. He brought in a […]

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Caleb Begley - Jul 30, 2021

The Atlanta Braves have acquired outfielder Adam Duvall from the Miami Marlins for minor league catcher Alex Jackson. They have also traded infielder Pablo Sandoval to the Cleveland Indians in exchange for outfielder Eddie Rosario. #Braves trade for Duvall, Rosario pic.twitter.com/4X7gifcTPF — David O’Brien (@DOBrienATL) July 30, 2021 However, they will have to wait to activate […]



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Benjamin Sabin - Jul 30, 2021

We all know that you shouldn’t spook the horse. If you don’t know this then you’ve probably never had the pleasure of listening to Neil Young and Crazy Horse. And if you’ve never had the pleasure, then pick up a turntable, some decent speakers, and a copy of “Rust Never Sleeps” by Young and the […]